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Lindsay Hoyle has become a menace

22 February 2024

3:12 AM

22 February 2024

3:12 AM

The Labour party is not very good at electing prime ministers but it is very good indeed at electing House of Commons Speakers.

Lindsay Hoyle is the fourth in a row to have been a Labour member, though it should be noted that John Bercow was nominally a Tory when he was installed and didn’t formally join the People’s party until after he stood down.

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